CHITWAN, Sept 10: Protesters picketed the District Administration Office (DAO) of Chitwan, on Friday, demanding that the US grant project - the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) - be scrapped. The MCC Abolition Campaign Joint Struggle Committee Chitwan gheraoed the DAO on Friday afternoon, chanting anti-MCC slogans and brandishing black flags.
KATHMANDU, Sept 3: A demonstration against the MCC took place in front of the US Embassy in Nepal on Friday morning. Police arrested 10 people of ‘National Campaign against MCC’ from in front of the embassy in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, Dec 25: The Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal led-faction of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Friday staged a demonstration at Maitighar, Kathmandu, against the government’s move to dissolve parliament.
KATHMANDU, July 16: Youth protesters from the ‘enough is enough’ campaign have yet again hit the streets in order to jog the government’s memory regarding the agreement reached between them and the government on June 7. Joining the protest in front of the ministers’ quarters in Pulchowk, Lalitpur, this morning most of them were seen holding placards that read ‘implement the agreement’.
KATHMANDU, July 8: A group of Nepali workers, who were earlier selected under the Employment Permit System (EPS) system by the South Korean government, staged a demonstration at Maitighar in the capital on Wednesday.
HONG KONG – Nearly six months after they began, the protests in our city have reached fever pitch. On one particularly devastating day earlier this month, police fired more than 1,500 rounds of tear gas, a police officer shot a demonstrator at point-blank range while being attacked, and protesters immolated a man who disagreed with them. More than 4,000 people have been arrested, infrastructure has been destroyed, and the economy has sunk into recession. And for what?
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: An umbrella organization of kidney patients submitted a memorandum to the prime minister as well as the secretary at the Ministry of Health and Population on Monday, demanding free-of-cost peritoneal dialysis.
HONG KONG, Nov 2: Hong Kong police fired volley after volley of tear gas to break up a demonstration by thousands of anti-government protesters, many in black and wearing masks, in Victoria Park, a traditional venue for demonstrations and vigils, and surrounding streets.
KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Police have arrested as many as 14 individuals from Bhadrakali in the capital on Sunday when they were staging a demonstration demanding the cancellation of vacancies announced by the Public Service Commission some three months ago.
HONG KONG, July 9: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the territory’s biggest political crisis in decades was dead, admitting that the government’s work on the bill had been a “total failure”.
KATHMANDU, June 24: Kin of Bimala Tamang who was found hanging inside one of the rooms of Samata Hospital in the capital last Tuesday staged a demonstration outside the Metropolitan Police Circle, Gaushala on Sunday demanding fair probe into the case. The post-mortem report has stated suicide as the cause of death while the relatives of the deceased claim that she was murdered.
HONG KONG, June 15: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades.
HONG KONG, June 12: Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial turned to violent chaos.
KATHMANDU, June 9: People on Sunday staged a demonstration at Maitighar in the capital demanding the withdrawal of the Guthi Bill registered in the National Assembly, the upper house of the Federal Parliament.
KATHMANDU, April 15: Bibeksheel Nepali Party (BNP) on Monday staged a demonstration in front of Singhadurbar, the main administrative secretariat of the Federal Government, in protest of recently-exposed Lalita Niwas land grab case.
LONDON, Mar 9: Campaigners for gender equality took to European city streets on Friday to mark International Women’s Day with celebrations and protests, while in Turkey police fired tear gas to break up a crowd of several thousand women in Istanbul in the evening.
KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Police on Thursday briefly detained 12 protestors who were trying to stage a demonstration in front of the official residence of President Bidya Bhandari in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, demanding justice for the rape and murder victim Nirmala Panta. All the protestors were released later in the afternoon.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Youths have staged a demonstration in front of Singha Durbar, the main administrative hub of the country, piling pressure on government to bring the culprit behind the Nirmala rape and murder incident.
KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Nepal Students Union (NSU) has demonstrated at different parts of Kathmandu Valley today, demanding withdrawal of price hike in petroleum products and public transport fare during festival.
KATHMANDU, Aug 23: The Ministry of Home Affairs has pulled back Chief District Officer of Kanchanpur district Kumar Bahadur Khadka after eight people including two police officials were injured in a clash with police in the course of protest against Nirmala rape and murder case on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, July 7: A demonstraiton has been held in the capital in suport of Seninor Surgeon Dr Govinda KC who is staging a fast-unto-death demanding reforms in medical sector in Jumla since last eight days.
KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Solidarity for Dr KC Alliance has planned a mass demonstration in Kathmandu on Saturday, to support the hunger strike staged by Dr Govinda KC demanding reforms in the medical education sector.